Safety and Health Training Courses

Members can take advantage of a plethora of training classes for their organizations. Classes can be customized for any organization or situation and can be conducted at your location. Just Call Us and ask, Send a Fax, Download our Training Calendar or Click the Calendar at right to View our Class Schedule!


Classes include:


General Industry

This course will help you identify ergonomic problems in your workplace. Proper work area design and adapting the job to the worker will also be addressed. This class demonstrates that simple modifications can improve productivity and eliminate injuries.
This training is vital and basic for all companies. An employee properly trained in fire extinguisher use can be the first line of defense against any fire. The first time your employees learn to use a fire extinguisher should NOT be during a fire. This is hands on training. This course will cover such areas as: fight or flight, steps to using and inspection of a fire extinguisher and different types of fires. This course fulfills OSHA training requirements in CFR 1910.157 & CFR 1910.158 which states that employees must go through ANNUAL training on fire extinguishing equipment.
This standard presents requirements for organizing, operating, training, and equipping industrial fire brigades. It also contains requirements for the occupational safety and health of industrial fire brigade members while performing fire fighting and related activities. This is customized training. Call for more information.
This program enables you to identify specific procedures to help your company comply with regulatory requirements. Several groups of employees should know Lock Out Tag Out, including employees who use equipment that gets locked down and tagged, and employees around the repair and servicing area. This course will help you and your employees learn to control hazardous energy sources.
The OSHA Personal Protective Standard requires employers to develop written programs for assessing workplace hazards and then prescribe the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. This is a working session class in which you are encouraged to bring in actual problems/case studies for discussion.  Some of the subjects covered include: the PPE Standard, Hazard Assessment & Compliance Requirements.
This course will cover basic Fall Protection requirements for General Industry and Construction. Learn how to identify areas or activities where Fall Protection is required: such as elevated walkways, floor holes, wall openings, walking and working surfaces, ladders, etc.
This workshop will describe the hazards of working outdoors; preventive measures employees and management can take before entering hot environments; and first aid procedures to treat heat-related disorders. Topics will include exposure from sunburn, heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. A great program to start the blistering Summer!
Each year OSHA issues more citations for violations of this rule than any other. This course shows how to comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR 1910.120. Learn pertinent definitions, proper labeling, and the how and why of generating Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Find out about the community's "Right to Know" through hazardous chemical compliance. This class covers compliance responsibilities, paperwork, and recordkeeping. Also will include an update on implementation of the Global Harmonization System.
This course is designed to create awareness concerning physical attacks in the workplace. There is an alarming growth rate in the number and frequency of violent incidents in the workplace. Find out what can be done to protect your employees and stop workplace violence before it begins. Discussion will include defusing dangerous situations and conflict resolution.
The Forklift Safety Training Program instructs forklift operators in safety requirements including equipment maintenance, risk assessment, and personal protective equipment. This course meets OSHA safety training requirements. Remember: OSHA also requires a formal, hands-on evaluation of the forklift operator on the equipment they normally operate. (The Safety Council can send an Instructor/Evaluator to your location for the evaluation).
OSHA and NFPA70E require that workers be “qualified” in order to work on or near energized electrical systems. “Qualified,” according to NFPA 70E, means “one whom has the skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of the electrical equipment and installations and has received safety training on the hazards involved.” This course meets and exceeds the training requirements of these standards.
OSHA Standards 1910.134 and 1926.103 require employers to maintain a respiratory protection program and that all persons with tasks where respirators are necessary must be trained, medically approved, fit tested and annually retrained. Anyone exposed to breathing air with oxygen depletion, harmful dust, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays or vapors must be trained. Course topics include: respiratory protection regulation, fit testing procedures, care & use of the equipment, and the different types of purifying respirators will be covered. Fit testing is available! Bring your respirator to class.

This course has been designed to introduce companies to the OSH act which provides entry level instruction in the language of frequently cited requirements. Recordkeeping, Hazard Communications, Fire Protection, OSHA on the internet, and other topics will be covered in this comprehensive course. Students will receive a Federal OSHA Certificate upon completion. 


The US Department of Labor designed this 30 hour comprehensive course for entry level employees, those in supervisory positions, or anyone with safety responsibility. The purpose of this course is to explain OSHA regulations as they relate to general industry and compliance with same. Upon completion students will receive a certificate from OSHA that will fulfill the training requirements. 

Bucket trucks, boom trucks, scissor lifts, etc. are all necessary equipment but can be quite dangerous if not operated properly. This two and one half - hour course reviews proper procedures for ensuring a safe lift. Operators are educated in the hazards of using aerial lifts and are taught the steps for avoiding or controlling those hazards. Covers such topics as: vehicle stabilization & traveling; use of outriggers; working near electrical lines; pre-operation inspection; and fall protection.
This course will cover the role of confined space in today's industry. Learn OSHA's requirements, hazard recognition and control, assessment techniques, fall protection systems, and touch on rescue and retrieval requirements.

Environmental

The HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120(e), requires 40 hours training off-site and 3 days field experience in order to work on a hazardous waste site. Students will learn proper selection and use of personal protective equipment, hazard assessment techniques, air monitoring principles, decontamination, permit procedures for confined spaces, hazardous properties of chemical wastes, regulations for management of hazardous wastes and more. This course incorporates hands on drills including an outside drill with Level “A” operations at a spill site.
This is required training for public or private hazardous materials response teams. 29 CFR 1910.120(q) mandates a minimum of 24 hours of training covering specific training topics. This course is designed to bring a responder to the technician level of hazardous materials response. Technicians may perform offensive maneuvers at an emergency scene, such as patching leaks, cleaning up spilled product, etc. Students will learn proper selection and use of personal protective equipment, hazard assessment techniques, and air monitoring principles, decontamination, and more.
The HAZWOPER standard governs health and safety for three classifications of workers: emergency responders, hazardous waste operations workers, and TSD workers. After workers in each classification have received their basic training, they must receive annual refresher training. This course is designed to meet the qualifications of each category. Subjects taught include the use of the NIOSH pocket guide, DOT guidebook, respirator selection, and recent changes to pertinent regulations. General site workers, supervisors, fire department officials, and safety directors will find this course interesting and informative.
The OSHA Emergency Response Training Course is an 8 hour First Responder instruction at the operations level. This course will cover regulations 29 CFR 1910.120, emergency recognition and prevention , emergency alerting systems, basic toxicology, chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, basic regulatory protection, basic spill control techniques and decontamination techniques.
This course will cover the role of confined space in today's industry. Learn OSHA's requirements, hazard recognition and control, assessment techniques, fall protection systems, and touch on rescue and retrieval requirements.
This mandatory training is required by the DOT under 49 CFR 172.700. This course covers requirements for all employees involved in the transportation, handling, manufacturing, or exposure of Hazardous Materials. Other topics include: DOT Regulations; Identifying Hazardous Materials; DOT Hazard Communication; Emergency Preparedness; Placarding; Labeling & Marking.

Transportation

Supervisors are responsible under DOT law for identify alcohol or drug abuse in drivers and dealing with the situation in a calm, effective manner. This program coaches supervisors on how to recognize and challenge drug/alcohol use in the workplace in a manner which minimizes potential employee litigation. The program features in-depth training on handling employees who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or prohibited drugs. Training covers reasonable suspicion investigation, random testing and post accident testing and follow-up, and how to recognize the signs & symptoms of drug/alcohol abuse. This course complies with the DOT requirement that supervisors undergo one hour of alcohol training and one hour of drug training.
This class meets the DOT requirement for driver training. The topics covered include regulations, prohibited drug and alcohol types, types of testing required with sample collections, how the five prohibited drug types affect driving capabilities, rights & responsibilities of the driver and the company, and the hazards of driving under the influence of drugs & alcohol. This is essential training for all drivers and can benefit the entire staff.
Train your company drivers in the proper techniques of driving. This training may save a life, prevent an injury, or reduce the odds against your driver becoming involved in a motor vehicle accident that could result in damaged products or in costly litigation. Taking this course can save your employees up to 10% on their automobile insurance.
This comprehensive program takes truck drivers beyond the basics of CDL facts and principles into real defensive driving. Adhering to the education philosophy of high trainee involvement, the program capitalizes on driver's over-the-road experience by requiring drivers to analyze and discuss defensive driving issues throughout.
This mandatory training is required by the DOT under 49 CFR 172.700. This course covers requirements for all employees involved in the transportation, handling, manufacturing, or exposure of Hazardous Materials. Other topics include: DOT Regulations; Identifying Hazardous Materials; DOT Hazard Communication; Emergency Preparedness; Placarding; Labeling & Marking.

Individuals with job duties that include any of the following are required to have this training; (1) Direct responsibility for the placement of work zone traffic control devices; (2) Direct responsibility for field maintenance of work zone traffic control devices; (3) Inspection of the placement or operational function of work zone traffic control devices, and (4) Drafting or electronic generation of work zone traffic plans. This class will include two 8 hour days of classroom instruction including field demonstrations. Students will be certified for four years.

This 8 hour course provides re-certification for persons whose 4 year intermediate certificate is about to expire. Proof of current certification must be presented to qualify for this class.

This training is required by FDOT for all persons who flag traffic. This four hour course includes classroom instruction and field demonstrations. Some course topics include principles of traffic control, hand signaling devices, types of control devices, components of a work zone, and much more. The course will certify a student for four years with FDOT.

Health Training

Anyone from employees and community service professionals to children can be taught quick response and appropriate action at the scene of an injury. Infant, child, and adult CPR are covered in this course. This class meets OSHA, NSHA, and MATA for workplace training. Also, included is bloodborne pathogens for the workplace which teaches CDC guidelines, infection control, and methods of prevention and protection. AED is included. A person can elect to take one First Aid or only CPR.
ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Construction

This course will cover the role of confined space in today's industry. Learn OSHA's requirements, hazard recognition and control, assessment techniques, fall protection systems, and touch on rescue and retrieval requirements. 
This course is designed to create awareness concerning physical attacks in the workplace. There is an alarming growth rate in the number and frequency of violent incidents in the workplace. Find out what can be done to protect your employes and stop workplace violence before it begins. Discussion will include defusing dangerous situations and conflict resolution. 

Individuals with job duties that include any of the following are required to have this training; (1) Direct responsibility for the placement of work zone traffic control devices; (2) Direct responsibility for field maintenance of work zone traffic control devices; (3) Inspection of the placement or operational function of work zone traffic control devices, and (4) Drafting or electronic generation of work zone traffic plans. This class will include two 8 hour days of classroom instruction including field demonstrations. Students will be certified for four years.


This 8 hour course provides re-certification for persons whose 4 year intermediate certificate is about to expire. Proof of current certification must be presented to qualify for this class.

This training is required by FDOT for all persons who flag traffic. This four hour course includes classroom instruction and field demonstrations. Some course topics include principles of traffic control, hand signaling devices, types of control devices, components of a work zone, and much more. The course will certify a student for four years with FDOT.


This course covers rights and responsibilities under the OSH Act, the appeals process, recordkeeping, and hazard identification. Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify common violations of OSHA standards and implement appropriate procedures for correcting safety hazards. Each participant receives a wallet certificate from OSHA. 


The US Department of Labor designed this 30 hour comprehensive course for entry level employees, those in supervisory positions, or anyone with safety responsibility. The purpose of this course is to explain OSHA regulations as they relate to the construction industry and compliance with same. Upon completion students will receive a certificate from OSHA

This workshop will describe the hazards of working outdoors; preventive measures employees and management can take before entering hot environments; and first aid procedures to treat heat-related disorders. Topics will include exposure from sunburn, heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. A great program to start the blistering Summer!
This course is designed to provide workers with safety orientation prior to working on a job site. The training areas are Site Specific Guidelines (JEA), Fall Hazards, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Trenching Safety, Hearing Protection, Warning Signs, and Construction Ergonomics. This program was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
OSHA and NFPA70E require that workers be “qualified” in order to work on or near energized electrical systems. “Qualified,” according to NFPA 70E, means “one whom has the skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of the electrical equipment and installations and has received safety training on the hazards involved.” This course meets and exceeds the training requirements of these standards. 

This class will cover what is a competent person, OSHA definitions, general requirement, protective systems, cave-in signals, soil classifications, acceptable use of sloping, shoring, and shields, understanding tabulated data, typical trench examples, and solutions for safe and efficient compliance.
Competent Person and user training. Review OSHA Subpart L 1926.451 regulations. Analysis of accidents on scaffolds, proper use of guardrails, planking, the height to base ratio, tie-offs, stair units, loading, rolling, scaffolds, ladders and stairways, suspended platforms, aerial work platforms and information you need to recognize hazards and build a safe scaffold.
This course will cover basic Fall Protection requirements for General Industry and Construction. Learn how to identify areas or activities where Fall Protection is required: such as elevated walkways, floor holes, wall openings, walking and working surfaces, ladders, etc.

Safety Programs

The Principles of Safety Management (PSM) Certificate Program is a training tool for safety professionals offered exclusively through the Florida Association of Safety Councils and the Northeast Florida Safety Council. This training covers safety management techniques, how to collect and analyze data to evaluate loss programs, implementation, and proven cost reduction methods.
This training course is designed to give supervisors the foundation and skill they need to help implement their organization's safety programs. Supervisors will learn the importance of maintaining a safe work environment and the significant role they play in the overall success of the program. Attention is paid to the necessity of developing and maintaining a positive safety attitude. Seventeen topics will be covered including: Communication, Employee Involvement, Industrial Hygiene/HAZCOM, Personal Protective Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Fire Safety, and more. 

Advanced Safety Management Certificate Program Info

Human Resources

Every company should have an effective diversity program in place. In which employees learn ways they can modify their behavior, to foster racial awareness, respect, and inclusion.

This class will include the Equal Employment Commission definitions and discussions on: Where the line is drawn between friendly banter and offensive behavior, Harassment situations, 3 types of harassers, 17 types of harassment, Retaliation and backlash, Effects on the victim, and Effects on the organization. Class also includes questions for debate and guidelines to follow. 


OSHA guidelines for workplace violence prevention aside, the reality is that the personal safety of your employees goes well beyond their time spent at work. Situational awareness is always key.
This course discusses how employers and employees must take preventative measures to create a safe work environment as violence in the workplace increases. Without an aggressive security and safety program designed to minimize violence in the workplace, employers will be faced with increasing absenteeism and tardiness, declining productivity, a less reliable work force and increased costs of operation.
With drug & alcohol abuse on the rise, learn important ways to recognize addiction and how to seek help for your employees.